PROFICIENCY 32% 16% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
25%Fortuna Elementary

Norman G. Ambrosini Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 4 and is located in the district of "Fortuna Elementary" in Fortuna, CA. There are a total of 296 students and 13 teachers at Norman G. Ambrosini Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 144 free lunch students and 29 reduced lunch students.

Norman G. Ambrosini Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.0%, which is 16% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch144
Reduced lunch29


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Norman G. Ambrosini Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Norman G. Ambrosini Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 63.0% 57.1% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.5% 1.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.5% 1.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 23.4% 32.9% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 4.8% 3.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.9% 4.2% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Redwood Preparatory Charter47%0.8Fortuna, CA
South Fortuna Elementary12%0.8Fortuna, CA
Toddy Thomas Elementary20%0.9Fortuna, CA
Fortuna Union High27%1.5Fortuna, CA
Fortuna Middle School14%1.8Fortuna, CA
Hydesville Elementary40%3.0Hydesville, CA
Eagle Prairie Elementary15%5.6Rio Dell, CA
Monument Middle School22%5.6Rio Dell, CA
Loleta Elementary8%6.3Loleta, CA
Stanwood A. Murphy Elementary20%6.7Scotia, CA
Ferndale High40%6.7Ferndale, CA
Ferndale Elementary28%7.0Ferndale, CA

Fortuna demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,46023291
Median age39.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish14%29%13%

Education level achieved in Fortuna

Completed 8th grade84.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school82.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college55.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Norman G. Ambrosini Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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